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Table 3 Contraception use among women at risk for unplanned pregnancy (n = 35)

From: Low prevalence of contraceptive counseling at Srinagarind hospital, Thailand among women of reproductive age with systemic lupus erythematosus

Frequency of contraceptive use in past 3 months
    • Never 12/35 (34.29%)
    • Sometimes 7/35 (20.00%)
    • Always 16/35 (45.71%)
Method of contraception used in past 3 months
    • None (including withdrawal and rhythm) 12/35 (34.29%)
    • Combined oral contraceptive pill 7/35 (20.0%)
    • Progestin injection 3/35 (8.57%)
    • Progestin implantation 2/35 (5.71%)
    • IUD 1/35 (2.86%)
    • Condom 10/35 (28.57%)
Reasons for not using contraception among those not trying to get pregnant (n = 12)
    • Believe that they could not get pregnant because of having a chronic disease 3/12 (25.0%)
    • Believe that infrequency of sexual intercourse obviated the possibility of getting pregnant 2/12 (16.66%)
    • Others 7/12 (58.33%)